Monthly Archive:: March 2006

30 Mar 2006

The Mussel Inn – Captain Cooker on tap in Nelson

(updated on the 28th March 06) NEWS FLASH FOR NELSONIANS – There’s CAPTAIN COOKER now on tap at HOPGOOD’S on Trafalgar Street – get it while you can!!
30 Mar 2006

Why Brewers Celebrate April 7

While the full repeal of Prohibition came on December 5, 1933, an amendment to Prohibition legalized beer with 3.2 percent alcohol by weight (4.0 percent by volume) starting on April 7 of that year. In fact, the
30 Mar 2006

Craft Beer Industry Enjoys Resurgence

US production of craft beer those specialty brews typically made in small regional or local breweries grew by 9 percent last year, the biggest jump since 1996, when the microbrewery fad of the ’90s was still going
30 Mar 2006

Energy drinks don’t reduce effects of alcohol drinking

Drinking a cocktail of alcohol and energy drinks makes you feel better, but the better feeling comes with a risk, suggests a new Brazilian study appearing in the April issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. The
30 Mar 2006

Picking the winner from 969 beers!

A record number of beers from around the world are vying for top honors in the 2006 Australian International Beer Awards. A total of 969 beers from 31 countries will come under the judges’ scrutiny next month.
28 Mar 2006

ABOUT: Plastic Beer Bottles

The principal obstacle to the introduction of a PET container for beer is that PET is a bit of a gas ‘sieve’ when it comes to the permeation of oxygen and carbon dioxide. The shelf life of
28 Mar 2006

Speight’s on tap in Australia

Air New Zealand officially opened its first New Zealand ‘bach’ in Melbourne today marking a revolutionary new take on the traditional airline lounge. “They can choose to sit in the sports area to watch the rugby with
26 Mar 2006

DB diversifies from beer with bourbon RTD

The just launched Barrel 51 – a bourbon and dry cola mix – is the first of a series of products DB plans to introduce this year to tackle RTD leader Independent Liquor, as well as Lion
23 Mar 2006

Hop Harvest BeerFest – 8th April

The Band is a 9-piece Bavarian Umpah band with song sheets for sing alongs. There will be Bavarian Bier fest food available all day including sausages, pork knuckles and soft pretzels We have brewed a Traditional Bavarian
23 Mar 2006

Brewer Wanted – Australia

Grand Ridge Brewery outside of Melbourne is looking for a brewer Details